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Oct 20, 2012 9:00am PDT
stevens sent repeated cable to washington about security fears, even on september 1-11, the day he and three others were killed. why did the white house wait so long? what impact will the new documents have in the final debate? >> they're going to impact the final result. certainly it will be part of the final debate. look, now -- the president wants to play semantics on this, whether you put a word here or word there. fundamentally the mistake this administration made was trying to pretend and tell the world that terrorism was quelled in north africa and across the dangerous spots of the world. it's rampant and reared its ugly head and the administration is trying to hide that. when poor embassador stevens sent cables saying it's real, it's here, they shoved him under the table. shame on the president and shame on the state department. >> can we expect mitt romney to be aggressive about the benghazi it attack and ask about the video? >> i don't know what he's going to ask him but i will say he was kind of shocked when the president lied about having referred to the attack at a rea
FOX News
Oct 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
camerota. sounding alarms, newly released documents, reveal that slain u.s. ambassador chris stevens had major concerns about security and al qaeda well before the attack in benghazi. so what did the administration know and when did they know it? >> plus the candidates gearing up for the third and final presidential debate as new polls show mitt romney gaining strength in the key battleground states. will he he be able to keep up the momentum as we head down the home stretch? the numbers next. >> and it was given $150 million of stimulus cash by the obama administration. why are workers that the battery plant sitting idol playing sudoku and monopoly? the latest green energy flop. monopoly takes a long time to play. ever played that. >> six hours, baby. >> "fox & friends" starts now. >> you are watching "fox & friends." that's great way to begin your day. >> monopoly takes a long time to play if you do the free parking or hand out the card ahead of time you can cut that time in half. >> if we started the monopoly game on the couch wield not be done by the time the show is over. >> the wor
FOX News
Oct 19, 2012 10:00am PDT
-on a stunning pile of letters and cables from our murdered ambassador chris stevens warning of his fears and saying violence is about to worse even, and wait until you hear the details and hear about what state was telling him about increased security and their refusal to provide it. megyn: fox news alert. moment ago we started getting details from a pile of document from the state department on security in libya in the weeks and months leading up to the terrorist attack that took the lives of four americans and they chock full of information. james rosen will be here in moment to bring you the full details. the document reveal that our u.s. ambassador chris stevens was increasingly worried about security threats in the weeks before he and three others were killed on 9/11 of this year. we knew that from the diary cnn found in the wake of his murder. but we are learning more about his pleas for help from washington. the requests were repeatedly denied in the months leading up to his murder. the document show the security officers repeatedly sound alarms to their superiors in washington ab
FOX News
Oct 21, 2012 2:00am PDT
was not there working for the consulate. or for ambassadorsteistevens. >> just the fact that stevens came in from tripoli and there wasn't enough security. >> that night, my belief was it was the fact that nearby, anybody and everybody was nearby called in for support. >> according to the various sources this is five u.s. agents. four local men securing the compound. when the massive attack began. ambassador stevens and others were escort it to barricaded building in the compound. unable to penetrate it, frustrated intruders had diesel fuel, ig noting oily fire trapped inside and somehow separated from the colleagues. ambassador stevens died of smoke inhalation. heroically, glen and another former navy seal ty wood managed to evacuate survivors fighting to a nearby safehouse known as the annex. >> he was on the roof. remained until everybody rescued from the safe house. because of him, all the people are still here today. then unfortunately, mortar fire was extremely accurate. >> tillekilled your brother and another sniper. >> yep. >> it doesn't sound like a spontaneous attack at all. >> no. from
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
stevens and three others. how well did you know ambassador stevens? >> very well. i got to know him very well. we lived and worked on the a residence compound, ate breakfast, lunch and sometimes dinner with him, when he wasn't at diplomatic functions. >> reporter: woods says ambassador stevens, based in tripoli, benghazi, one of the first to declare its free from gadhafi's rule. it was still a dangerous place. >> there was an al qaeda demonstration in benghazi in june. a parade down the street. they raised their flag on one of the county buildings there. >> isn't that sort of a red flag for the security situation, that you have al qaeda supporters rallying in the the streets of benghazi in june of 2012? >> yes. that was another indicator to watch, to be aware of, and to try to compensate for it. >> reporter: woods says ambassador stevens and his staff repeatedly asked state department headquarters for more security but instead got less. and when stevens visited benghazi on september 11th, woods' group and three elite state department security teams had all been sent home. >> reporter: so
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
the benghazi attack, an attack that claimed the life of christopher stevens and three others. how well did you know ambassador stevens? >> eventually wevery well. we lived and worked on a residence compound, ate breakfast, lunch, and sometimes dinner with him when he wasn't at diplomatic functions. >> reporter: wood says ambassador stevens was eager to connect with libyans 600 miles away in benghazi, one of the first cities to declare itself free from gadhafi's rule, but it was still a dangerous place. >> i do know there was an al qaeda demonstration in benghazi in june. they had a parade down the street. they raised their flag on one of the county buildings there. >> reporter: isn't that sort of a red flag for the security situation, that you have al qaeda supporters rallying in the streets of benghazi in june of 2012? >> yes, that was another indicator to watch, to be aware of, and to try and compensate for as well. >> reporter: wood says ambassador stevens and his staff repeatedly asked for more security, but instead got less. when stevens visited benghazi on september 11, wood's group and
FOX News
Oct 20, 2012 2:00am PDT
attacks." what was likely the last e-mail he would ever pen on september 11. stevens eerily warned at great length about the "growing problems" with the security situation in eastern libya. especially noting that the british withdrew their presence from benghazi after the widely reported june 11 rpg attack on the british ambassador's motorcade. now sadly, that was the final sentence of the final memo that the ambassador would ever send. even worse, everything you just heard was readily available to the president and his national security team. which makes their claims that the tragedy was in any way related to a youtube video. or was spontaneous that more disgusting. joining me now to talk about the letter he sent to the president and what he is demanding from the white house is congressman jason chaffetz. along with senator lindsey graham. gentlemen, welcome back to "hannity." >> thank you. >> we played what the vice president said. coupled with what the president said tonight on jon stewart, i'll play it for you. the question will be did they lie to the american people? watch wha
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 3:00am PDT
to be a administration cover up in the failures on the deaths of chris stevens and three others. lieutenant colonel andrew wood told cbs news that his request for beefed-up security was rejected by washington. the man in charge of all state department personnel is under patrick kennedy who held the job since 2007. fox news learned that the day after the attack kennedy privately briefed the staffers and told them it appears to be a sophisticated attack. but four days after that briefing, the u.s. ambassador susan rice offered a different narrative. she said rather that we don't see at this point that it was a coordinated premeditated attack. it was three days before any senior u.s. official stated that the benghazi incident was indeed a terrorist attack. >> the americans deserve the truth on what happened. you will find that the bits and pieces are coming out. we are both troubled by what we saw unfold. in the end the truth ought to be done and people ought to be held accountable if bad decisions were mad. >> the u.s. has obtained footage of when the attacks were actually underway. that should shed
Oct 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >>> and we turn next to new clues in the mystery surrounding the death of the u.s. ambassador, chris stevens, and three other americans in libya. there is a report that two men from tunisia were held for questioning in turkey. and abc news has a provocative document tonight. it is a request from the americans on the ground in libya for help with protection. it raises the question about the state department's response and abc's jake tapper shows us that document. >> reporter: the members of the u.s. military serving as a security support team at the u.s. embassy in tripoli, libya, wanted to keep a small airplane in the country. according to a government source, that was so the team, charged with providing extra security at diplomatic posts, could travel more efficiently around the country, along with their weapons. but state department officials in washington denied that request, according to a may 3rd e-mail obtained and first reported by abc news. copied on the e-mail was u.s. ambassador chris stevens, later killed in a terrorist attack on the diplomatic post in benghazi on september 11th,
Oct 19, 2012 7:00pm EDT
stevens, a month before the attacks, he warned, what we have seen are not random crimes of opportunity, but rather targeted attacks, they wrote answers about security failures. and while the president vows to hunt down the killers, libyan authorities are permitting one to walk free, bragging. how will mitt romney challenge the president at the debate? a preview from paul ryan today >> the problem is the story continues to shift. they refuse to answer the basic questions about what happened. >> reporter: intelligence officials do have an explanation, saying they were working with multiple reports. riots in cairo, tunisia and elsewhere over the anti-muslim video. reports in the consulate about contradictions outside the consulate saying there was a protest. intercepted information, planned attacks, linked to the al-qaeda off-shoot. >> this rush to judgment during a presidential campaign i find it to be troubling and i find it to be very distasteful. >> reporter: ambassador stevens wrote this cable on september 11th, the day he was killed, warning that libyan security was too weak. still,
Oct 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
president biden. >> what it was was a tragedy, martha. chris stevens was one of our best. we lost three other americans. i can make absolutely two commitments to you and all the other american people. one, we will find and bring to justice the men who did this and, secondly, we will get to the bottom of it. whatever -- wherever the facts lead us, wherever they lead us we will make clear to the american public because whatever mistakes are made will not be made again. >> this benghazi issue would be a tragedy in and of itself but unfortunately it's indicative of a broader problem. what we're watching on our tv screens is the unraveling of the obama foreign policy which is making it more chaotic and us less safe. >> it's been over a month since the attack in benghazi and the details of what happened there are still trickling out tai by day. let's start from the beginning. it can be a little confusing. on september 11th a group of egyptians gathered outside the embassy in cairo. they scaled down the embassy walls and tore down the flag. that protest was in response to a 14 minute youtube f
Oct 16, 2012 1:00am PDT
, last month. as you know, heavily armed militants stormed the compound on september 11th. chris stevens and three other americans were killed. security at the embassy was modest at best. just a short time ago, this evening, secretary of state hillary clinton traveling in peru said the buck stops with her and she takes the blame for the assault. >> i take responsibility. i'm in charge of the state department, 60,000 plus people all over the world, 275 posts. the president and the vice president certainly wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by security professionals. they're the ones who weigh all of the threats and the risks and the needs and make a considered decision. >> her statement comes hours before the second presidential debate. i want to bring in elise who had that interview. this is the first time secretary clinton talked about that night in depth. what else did she tell you? >> anderson, you're right. it's the first time she talked about the attack and she talked about the harrowing night she and owe state department officials, the long many hour o
Oct 4, 2012 8:00pm PDT
and neighbor countries, trying to gather intelligence on the attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three others. this after the fbi xwan searching the u.s. consulate three weeks after the september 11th attack. the fbi had chosen not to go to benghazi until now, due to security concerns, raising questions about the integrity of the investigation. right before the show, i spoke to michael birnbaum by phone. >> reporter: they looked around here a little more than an how areu and then had gone to a market in town to look for potentially stolen goods. >> you've been in the consulate. what did you find? >> reporter: i found a gutted and looted series of buildings. it's burned out. it's empty now. it's not being overrun by bystanders. they let me look around. there are documents scattered all around. there are documents in the bedroom where ambassador stevens was staying. there are lots of documents and files in what appears to have been the security office for the mission. and among those files are records, sensitive records of administrative files, personnel files of libyans workin
Oct 9, 2012 2:00pm EDT
are talking stocks. so, what is the single best restaurant stock in our next guest investing world? steven anderson, senior analyst at miller tabak. steven, who is your top pick? >> my top pick right now is domino's pizza, dpz. as you may well new york the company launched its new pan pizza about two weeks ago. it's performing really well, the first two weeks since its launch and had its national media debut last sunday. and we think there's a high incidence of reorders for the new pan pizza, most important product launch for dominos in the last three years, we argue, this is the kind of thing that drives traffic in the fast food segment. >> that's really big statement, right, to say that the pan pizza is the most important new product introduction in the last three years? feels like it is going to be a hard one to beat. i believe quo even see a large size. it only comes in medium right now. >> that is correct. only comes in a medium for $7.99, which is not a bad price but we do think that if successful, this will be extended to a larger size and accommodate bigger parties and be a great t
Oct 19, 2012 8:00am PDT
mission. could you recognize that face holding on to an a.k., possibly while ambassador stevens lay dying inside. we have no word if he's been charged or is even in custody but he sure looks proud. then there's this guy holding up the peace sign, many on the scene photographed by cell phone. this is the scene of a crime. these are pictures at the scene of a crime. the u.s. mission still on fire while this is going on. where are these men? have they been questioned? are they in custody? do we know anything about them? who was their leader? one person who may know something about this is the reporter who was breaking this story, david kirkpatrick, he sat down with the suspected ring leader having the frappe. he joins us over the phone from benghazi, libya. i was just sastounded by your report. does the suspect admit he had anything to do with the murders and the attacks? >> reporter: no, he said he was on the scene and arrived after the shooting had begun and was basically trying to break up a traffic jam. he said he had nothing to do with any acts of aggression that night. he's only suspec
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 3:00pm PDT
in the spirit of ambassador stevens and pulling together. after 9/11, and --. >>chris:, wait, wait, wait, senator, it is a legitimate issue to discuss before an election when four americans were killed and there are questions of intelligence failures before and during the attack. >>guest: it is a legitimate issue but every story leads to political come tear and trying to point fingers. after 9/11 we came together. there were a lost questions to be answered. let's operate in that same spirit. remember what ambassador stevens was trying to do and stand together. the middle east is crucial. we need to be tough there but we need to be smart and engaged. this discussion has been politicized. it hasn't been helpful or helped us get to the bottom of what happened. chris there were drones flying over benghazi during the hour when first the consulate and the annex, six or eight hours, were under attack. were the drones armed? >>guest: we find out, we will find out what happened and that information, if appropriate, will be revealed. i cannot comment on what i enjoy at this point. >>chris: you agr
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 3:00am PDT
when ambassador stevens lost his life he was torteured. >> i have reports that the body was torteured. it is not a pleasant thing to talk about. and seals that were there were not part of the security force and on a different mission and the seals run to the sound of fire. they did their job and duty and were great americans and unfortunately it was not a spontanous attack when ambassador rice said it was a spontanous even and our relationship with israel and never been better. that is misleading. our relationship with israel is strained . they are preparing to do a unilateral attack and our position over seas is dangerous and fragile. >> brian: we understand that intercepts show groups were talking to each other and bragging after the killing of four americans, including the ambassador and two navy seals and it makes it seem that an operation is under foot and it seems there is a special operation to go get these goys. would you support that? >> absolutely. you have to show leadership and policy of appeasement of apology doesn't work. our friends over seas understand strength and ame
FOX News
Oct 21, 2012 3:00am PDT
documents revealing slain ambassador chris stevens asked the state department for additional security and warned of a growing threat from al qaeda and libya before the attack on our consulate that left stevens and three other americans dead. now the cia claiming it knew within 24 hours of the attack that it was an act of terrorism. why did it take the obama administration weeks to admit? joining us to break this all down, former cia covert operations officer president of diligence llc, a global intelligence and security firm mike baker. good to see you as always in boston this morning. >> thank you. >> look, it is difficult to figure out. now that we know that the cia station chief there in libya identified exactly what this was within 24 hours. and, yet, there has been cia talking points from september 15th that apparently guided sowfn rice in what she said saying that these demonstrations in benghazi with were inspired at the protests in cairo. it's difficult to make out how this happened. do you now have some insay? >> well, you know, there is the information that gets reported int
FOX News
Oct 17, 2012 6:00am EDT
farewell chris stevens. by the dawn's early light. ♪ what so proudly we held. >> gretchen: hundreds including his sister paying respects in a memorial in frann fran. stevens and three other americans kill would in the tragic terrorist attack in benghazi. >> i saw the magic of the middle east through chris' wide optmistic eyes. i remember walking in a restaurant in cairo and the waiter said something to stevens. he translated when you walk in the whole room lights up. was that chris or the beauty of the arab language. >> gretchen: ambassador stevens was only 52 years old. >> brian: while the president tries to sell mitt romney as the bankruptcy cand date another company went bust. who is bankrupting the country? stewart varnny next. whole and stays whole. see the seam? more pcessed flakes look nothing like natural grains. i'm eating what i kn is better nutrition. mmmm. great grains. search great grains and see for yourself. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support
Oct 17, 2012 7:00am PDT
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Oct 10, 2012 1:00am PDT
.s. ambassador christopher stevens, three other americans were killed. you know that. at the time of the attack, a backlash was building over an anti-muslim video in other parts of the world. various officials in the obama administration initially said a protest outside the consulate had turned violent. tonight, though, on the eve of a congressional hearing about the security situation in benghazi, prior to the attack, a new narrative is emerging from the state department. jill dougherty joins me now. so jill, there is a question about whether there were protests outside the consulate. the state department is now saying tonight there was nothing out of the ordinary, that all was quiet before the attack took place. there was no protest. that contradicts what we've heard from other corners of the administration, even days after the attack. how can that be? >> well, anderson, you know, they did not specifically say there were no protests. i just checked what one of those officials said, and he said you would have to ask others about that, but that is not our conclusion. and then this official also
FOX News
Oct 24, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. it reminds us that people like ambassador chris stevens give the last full measure to their country. that's the first thing to remember. the accountability review board to which the secretary responded will indeed take a look at whether or not the preparations were adequate, given what was known about the intelligence picture. i myself have received reports from accountability review boards and that will be the purpose of those investigations. there is then the issue of what intelligence agency, people on the ground, did or didn't know about what was going on. and there, i know that chairman mike rogers wants the intelligence committees to look at questions of what the intelligence committee knew, what the community knew, how they communicated that to policy makers and that's the appropriate venue for that discussion. >> greta: if there is a problem at a u.s. embassy, a general course. i realize each incident is unique. but if there is a problem in an embassy, what happens first? is there a protocol that the embassy notifies the state department? what's the process? >> well, clearly, ther
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 3:00pm PDT
-year period from june 2011 and ending two months before the murder of ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. the state department deflected. >> i'm not going to go in to all of these kind of timeline details. to what we had when and where. >> they told the public hearing wednesday said there is a pattern. one that help is requested when team in libya and denied. >> they wanted the appearance of, quote/unquote, normalization in libya. building up of infrastructure, putting up barbed wire on facility to lead to wrong impression. >> now the critics describe the mishandling of the consulate attack is centerpiece of political ad backing romney. >> the evidence is mounting as questions arise. what did this president know? and when did he know it? >> porter goss said there the dots were there and connected but failure to act. >> it's not con zee to believe me with the warnings that come in, the high stake of play, the oval office did not know what was going on. that is the question of why did we get this story and the hoax about this video? why was ambassador rice hung out there to dry o
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT
exactly one month after the consulate attack there killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens. lauren pope will serve as the senior envoy in libya, at least until a permanent one takes place. he's been retired for 12 years. he speaks arabic. he's a 31-year veteran of the foreign services. ambassador stevens was killed along with three other americans in the 9-11 assault on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. and the news of ambassador's temporary replacement comes a day after house hearings into what intelligence and security failures may have led up to that attack. katherine herrage is live in washington. there is new fallout from the hearing, it's my understanding. >> that's right. the hearing a state department witnessed showing a map of the consulate during their opening statement, just over their shoulder. both of these were hit on 9-11, but fox news is told that the government oversite committee was instructed not to publicly discuss the annex and reports that the c.i.a. worked there, prompting this >> i believe it to be classified information that goes to sources and methods and should
Oct 10, 2012 11:00am PDT
just about half a mile away. you know the story. four americans killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens, foreign service officer shawn smith and security officers glen doherty and ty woods. the chair of the government committee that initiated this hearing opened up by saying the state department was, quote, coming clean as it released new details just last night. those details include officials saying that attack at the consulate in benghazi was impossible to defend. and today, a regional security officer testified the assault was something the united states had never seen before at a diplomatic outpost. >> i had not seen an attack of such ferocity and intensity previously in libya. nor in my time with the diplomatic security service. i'm concerned that this attack signals a new security reality, just as the 1983 beirut marine barracks bombings did for the marines, the 1998 east africa embassy bombings did for the state department, and 9/11 did for our entire country. however, we must remember that it is critical that we balance our risk mitigation efforts with the needs of our diplomat
Oct 16, 2012 11:00am PDT
. this is the usa today/gallup poll, even steven among women that is in 12 swing states. dana, we have seen the president running far ahead of mitt romney among female voters. in fact, different picture here, look at the nationwide polls and obama is still leading romney among women by seven points or more. what accounts for this jump toward romney among women in the 12 swing states, any clue? >> it is hard to answer that without getting what they say -- they call in the business cross tax, the inside numbers in gallup polls to be able to know why the women who said that they are more supportive of mitt romney said that, whether it is his economic positions, whether it was his performance on the debate or something else. but what i can tell you is that other polls also talking about -- or talking to voters in swing states are, you know, less favorable to mitt romney and still is a pretty big gender gap, even in swing states, in the washington post poll and the politico, george washington university poll. but it is important to point this out because gallup is -- didn't just start polling ye
Oct 27, 2012 4:30am PDT
: lance armstrong was then with the american motorola team. so, too, was new zealander steven schwartz. he said that in 1995 when phil anderson had left the team, the riders complained that their european opponents were doping. >> did you talk with lance armstrong about the need to using epo to be competitive? >> we had a discussion about it, yeah. >> what did mr. armstrong say? >> he said if we're going on the tour, we've got to perform. we need the results. >> what did that mean? >> i think he just said you didn't have to be a rocket scientist to figure it out. if we're going to be competitive, there was only one road to take. >> was there a discussion about doping in any way with mr. swart? >> the only aspect that was true is that he was on the team. beyond that, not true. >> now, be sure to tune in tonight for an in depth look at the fall of the world's best-known cyclist. the world according to lance armstrong. tonight at 9:00 eastern here on cnn. >>> really? is this happening? are you serious? that's what die-hard hockey fans are asking themselves after the nhl announced cancellation
FOX News
Oct 14, 2012 2:00am PDT
. and there is not a cell in my body that they knew immediately it was a terrorist act. >> why was mbassador steven in benghazi? is it possible he was free lancing? >> no. no, no. he had meetings with local leaders and he had just side're said goodbye to the turbish ambassador and he had walked him out to the front of the consulate, it was a calm night and there was no actatives and he came back to you in the build all of the sudden, the assault came about. >> you think somebody in the libyan government is culpable and ratted him out? >> i don't know. you have been to the places and i have seen you cover places like this. libya is a place that is governed by militias and they are fragile because of all of the security issue that is exist in the country. i don't know. but i will say this, it was obviously known to people in the community that were meeting with him he was there and the initial comments about the fact that he was on vacation and he just happened to come in and check on folks that was fictitious. >> we'll watch with great about the probe that went forth. i know you made a stop on the j
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